Speeches (Lines) for Fool
in "Timon of Athens"

Total: 9

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# Act, Scene, Line
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Speech text

1

II,2,750

Apemantus. That you ask me what you are, and do not know
yourselves. Speak to 'em, fool.

Fool. How do you, gentlemen?


2

II,2,752

All Servants. Gramercies, good fool: how does your mistress?

Fool. She's e'en setting on water to scald such chickens
as you are. Would we could see you at Corinth!


3

II,2,756

(stage directions). [Enter Page]

Fool. Look you, here comes my mistress' page.


4

II,2,774

Apemantus. E'en so thou outrunnest grace. Fool, I will go with
you to Lord Timon's.

Fool. Will you leave me there?


5

II,2,778

Apemantus. So would I,—as good a trick as ever hangman served thief.

Fool. Are you three usurers' men?


6

II,2,780

All Servants. Ay, fool.

Fool. I think no usurer but has a fool to his servant: my
mistress is one, and I am her fool. When men come
to borrow of your masters, they approach sadly, and
go away merry; but they enter my mistress' house
merrily, and go away sadly: the reason of this?


7

II,2,790

Apemantus. Do it then, that we may account thee a whoremaster
and a knave; which not-withstanding, thou shalt be
no less esteemed.

Fool. A fool in good clothes, and something like thee.
'Tis a spirit: sometime't appears like a lord;
sometime like a lawyer; sometime like a philosopher,
with two stones moe than's artificial one: he is
very often like a knight; and, generally, in all
shapes that man goes up and down in from fourscore
to thirteen, this spirit walks in.


8

II,2,798

Fool. A fool in good clothes, and something like thee.
'Tis a spirit: sometime't appears like a lord;
sometime like a lawyer; sometime like a philosopher,
with two stones moe than's artificial one: he is
very often like a knight; and, generally, in all
shapes that man goes up and down in from fourscore
to thirteen, this spirit walks in.

Fool. Nor thou altogether a wise man: as much foolery as
I have, so much wit thou lackest.


9

II,2,804

Apemantus. Come with me, fool, come.

Fool. I do not always follow lover, elder brother and
woman; sometime the philosopher.


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